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Staff Psychologist

Eastern Kentucky University
Kentucky, United States
Salary Not specified
Start date
Dec 5, 2023

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Position Type
Administrative, Student Affairs, Counseling
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Employment Type
Full Time

Staff Psychologist

Eastern Kentucky University

Title: Staff Psychologist

Position Type: Fulltime Staff

Search Type: External - minimum 7 days

Department: 20R000 - Office of the Provost

Division: 2R0000 - Academic Affairs

Position Location: Richmond Campus

Driver Classification: Non-Driver

FLSA: Exempt

Schedule Type: Full Time (37.5 hrs per week or more)

Hours Per Week: 37.5

Additional Schedule Details:

Posted Salary Grade: Exempt - 49

Retirement: KTRS

Contact Person: Kevin Stanley

Job Summary/Basic Functions

An EKU Staff Psychologist assists in the mission of the Counseling Center by promoting personal, social, and career development of EKU students. A Staff Psychologist provides the full range of counseling center services: individual and group counseling, assessment,, outreach, education/training of the university community on early detection of distressed students and how to refer, crisis intervention, consultation, referral, supervision, and outcome research. Providing the standard of care services and adhering to professional standards is highly emphasized, including the maintenance of appropriate clinical documentation according to established protocol. Utilizes relevant assessment/diagnostic tools for identification of needs of client. Other duties as assigned by the Director.

Minimum Qualifications

Education: Doctorate from an APA accredited program in clinical or counseling psychology. APA accredited internship is required and must be successfully completed by the time of employment.

Experience: Minimum of 1 year of related counseling experience is required, preferably in a University Counseling Center (doctoral internship can count as experience). Must have experience and training in time-limited modalities, knowledge of the psychological and developmental needs of college population. Must possess skills and experience with individual and group counseling, outreach programming, the use of standard diagnostic assessment tools and supervision.

Licensure & Certifications: Must be licensed or license-eligible in the state of Kentucky by the time of employment. Must be fully licensed within the first 18 months of employment. Individual will be responsible to maintain license after attainment.

Preferred Qualifications:

Job Duties:
  • 60% - Provides psychotherapy to the university's students in both individual and group session. - (Essential)
  • 10% - Oversees and reviews the clinical work of professionals and professionals in training. - (Essential)
  • 5% - Pursues Professional Development and Continuing Education. - (Essential)
  • 5% - Develops and provides outreach programming on mental health issues to the university community. - (Essential)
  • 5% - Consults with the university and local community on psychological issues as related to university students. - (Essential)
  • 5% - Gather data and develop research and evaluation tools to ensure continued improvement of provided services. - (Essential)
  • 5% - Provides Crisis Management. - (Essential)
  • 5% - Support the office functions by completing all other duties and special projects as assigned - (Essential)

Sponsorship: This position is not eligible for visa sponsorship.

Funding Source: Institutional

Open Until Filled: Yes

Special Instructions:

AA/EEO Statement

Eastern Kentucky University is an Equal Opportunity employer and educational institution and does not discriminate on the basis of age (40 and over), race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, ethnicity, disability, national origin, veteran status, or genetic information in the admission to, or participation in, any educational program or activity (e.g., athletics, academics and housing) which it conducts or any employment policy or practice.

Background Check Statement

Offers of employment are contingent upon satisfactory background check.

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